World T20: Pakistan not to participate until ‘foolproof security’ assured

Islamabad, March 10 : Pakistan will not participate in the ongoing World T20 tournament until the Indian government assures “foolproof security” for the men’s and women’s national teams, Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar said on Thursday. “Pakistan will not go to India until foolproof security assurance from India (is provided),” the minister said, adding that “if […]

Cabinet okays convention on mutual legal assistance for crimes

New Delhi, March 10 : The union Cabinet on Thursday approved ratification of the Bay of Bengal Initiative on Multi Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) convention on mutual legal assistance in criminal matters. The convention aims to extend widest measures of assistance to each other through mutual cooperation for enhancing capability and effectiveness of […]

India to supply more power to Bangladesh, lease internet bandwidth

New Delhi, March 10 : India will start supplying 100 MW of power from the northeastern state of Tripura to eastern Bangladesh as well as lease internet bandwidth from the neighbouring country, it was announced on Thursday. “We will shortly be inaugurating the power connectivity between Palatana (in Tripura) and Bangladesh as well as leasing […]

Cabinet approves cyber security deal with UAE

New Delhi, March 10 : The union cabinet on Thursday accorded approval to the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on technical cooperation in cyber space and combating cyber crime. The MoU was signed last month between the two countries. The agreement would pave the way for both countries […]

India, Bahrain to sign pact to prevent human trafficking

New Delhi, March 10 : India may soon sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Bahrain to prevent human trafficking. The cabinet on Thursday gave its go ahead for the MoU. Apart from preventing human trafficking, especially of women and children, the pact would aid in the rescue, recovery, repatriation and re-integration of victims of […]

No change in our stance on Kashmir issue, says Pakistan

Islamabad, March 10 : Pakistan on Thursday affirmed there was no change in its stance on the Kashmir issue and stressed upon the need to address it as it was the oldest issue on the United Nations’ agenda. Foreign Office spokesman Nafees Zakaria said Kashmiris were “struggling for their right to self-determination” and Pakistan would […]